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Information Technology Manual 

The Information Technology Resource User’s Manual (ITR Manual) contains the standards, guidelines, and requirements related to the Florida Department of Transportation's information technology resources.

Project Delivery Methodology Manual

The Project Delivery Methodology (PDM) is designed to assist the project manager in identifying the necessary Steps to Success, Phase Requirements, Quick Links, and Phase Support during each phase of the project. The goal of the PDM is to ensure all Departmental technology projects are managed in a common manner, for ease of reporting and tracking to the Florida Agency for State Technology (AST).

Policies and Procedures


Adherence to OIT Policies and Standards

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) maintains the OIT Manual (325-000-002), OIT Security and Use of Information Technology Procedure (325-060-020), and OIT Method and Practices (001-325-063).

Data Governance

This policy establishes data governance as a priority for the Florida Department of Transportation (001-325-064).

Enterprise Technology Governance

This procedure establishes a technology governance structure to effectively support the delivery of the Work Program, align technology and data, automate services, improve customer experiences, and bolster safety and connectivity on Florida roadways (001-325-062).

General Interest Roadway Data

This procedure establishes Districts and Transportation Statistics Office (TranStat) responsibilities, requirements, and standards for data collection, verification and management, quality assurance and control, and basic reporting of general interest roadway data in the Roadway Characteristics Inventory (RCI) database (525-020-310-j ).

Geographic Information Systems Policy

It is the policy of the Department of Transportation that its investment in GIS technology be leveraged in a cost effective manner to provide enhanced support for business functions, maximize decision support mechanisms, increase productivity, and improve overall communication with DOT employees, partners and citizens (000-010-002-a).

GIS Information Technology Resources

This chapter in the Information Technology Manual establishes the administration and use of Geographic Information Systems to improve the quality and accessibility of Department’s spatial information and support graphical analysis of geo-referenced data (325-000-002).

Security and Use of Information Technology

It is the policy of the Department of Transportation (Department) to treat information and information technology resources as strategic assets and to protect those assets from misuse, abuse, and loss through the management of a comprehensive information technology resources security program. Further, this policy applies to all Department information technology resources that access, process, or have custody of data (325-060-020).

Surveying and Mapping Procedure

These procedures set forth the criteria to be utilized in performing all aspects of surveying and mapping activities for the Florida Department of Transportation (Department). It is supplemented by the Surveying and Mapping Handbook; written instructions from the District Surveying and Mapping Office, State Surveyor, or other Secretary of Transportation designee; the project scope of services; and all other pertinent statutes, codes, rules, and procedures (550-030-101-c).

Traffic Monitoring

This procedure defines the traffic data that is used in transportation planning, design, and maintenance of Florida’s transportation system throughout the Department, as well as by the general public. It assigns the responsibility for data collection, processing, editing, reporting and distribution (525-030-150-d).

Transportation System Jurisdiction and Numbering

This procedure establishes a standard process for documenting transfers of road jurisdiction involving State Highway System mileage, and for assigning and changing State Road numbers, United States (U.S.) Route numbers, and Interstate road numbers (525-020-010-h).

Urban Boundary and Functional Classification of Roadways

This procedure sets forth the procedures and responsibilities for designating urban boundaries and determining federal functional classification designations for all public roads (525-020-311-b).



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